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[Cover Photo] I Love This Game
Sabine Auken
Hear the top-ranked woman player in the world describe her favourite moments in her bridge career, and share her philosophy of the game.
This is my personal favorite of all the expert biographies on the market.
$19.95
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Arrow Through the Heart
David Bird
Short stories about Robin Hood and his Merry Men playing bridge against the Sheriff of Nottingham. The reading is lighthearted and the hands are accessible to bridge players of any ability. I especially enjoyed the episodes where a young pageboy is allowed to play bridge against his mentor Robin for the first time.
$18.95
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[Cover Photo] Robin Hood's Hold-up
David Bird
Another fun novel about the misadventures of Robin Hood and his friends (and enemies) at the bridge table.
$18.95
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[Cover Photo] Saints and Sinners: the St. Titus Bridge Challenge
David Bird and Tim Bourke
More short stories from David Bird's ever-frustrated Abbot. Each story is preceded by a quick "what would you have done?" quiz box, for you to test your wits against the monks. The hands run the gamut from simple good sense to very deep analysis of the opponents' likely holdings.
$19.95
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Big Deal: a Memoir from the Wonderful World of Bridge
Augie Boehm
Stories of Augie Boehm's early days as a bridge teacher and pro in New York City. A mixture of stories, history of the game, commentary, and memorable hands.
$23.95
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[Cover Photo] Great Hands I Wish I Had Played
Sally and Raymond Brock
When's the last time you said to yourself, "gee, I wish I could play that last hand over again!"? You'll feel better knowing that experts say the same thing to themselves more often than you'd think. The Brocks tattle on themselves, showing dozens of real-life hands, and showing how they should have been played and why. (And yes, they confess what really happened at the table on each deal, too.)
Warning: Out of Print! These are the last two copies I am likely to ever have.
$14.95
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Bridge at the Edge
Boye Brogeland
Read the biography of Norway's star player and learn his favorite conventions and declarer-play tips. The man who spearheaded the huge bridge cheating busts of 2015 and brought down Fisher-Schwartz and Fantoni-Nunes!
$21.95
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Out of Hand, Out of Mind
Bill Buttle
A collection of Bill Buttle's cartoons about the foibles of bridge players.
$12.95
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Bridge Crosswords
Jeff Chen
A collection of fifty bridge-themed crossword puzzles, comparable in difficulty to the classic New York Times puzzles (for which Jeff Chen also occasionally composes.)

A great gift for your bridge friends!
$12.95
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[Cover Photo] Right Through the Pack
Robert Darvas and Norman de Vere Hart
A collection of fifty-two deals, one in which each card in the deck is the key to the whole hand.
People have written lots of stories about cards -- but this is a story told by the cards looking up at the people holding them. A delightful fairy-tale-like atmosphere, achieved by looking at the familiar from an unfamiliar angle without having to resort to a completely made-up "Mollo's Menagerie" type world.
$14.95
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It's All in the Game: the Fun Side of Winning Bridge
Robert Ewen and Jeff Rubens
A collection of humorous stories, mostly from the early days of the Bridge World, reprinted in this new large-format volume.
$23.95
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[Cover Photo] Can You Win the USBC Team Trials 2013?
Matthias Felmy
A selection of bidding, play, and defense problems that arose on actual hands in the US international team trials, as analyzed by a rising German star.

You can just play along and keep score, rating your plays against what was done at the table, or you can dig deep into the mind of an expert by reading the full analysis of each deal.

$21.95
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Elizabeth Flynn
The Eight of Clubs Was Good? Comfort Food for the Bridge Soul
A mixture of stories about the trials of new bridge players, and recipes recommended for your next bridge party.
$12.95
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[Cover Photo] Bridge With the Blue Team
Pietro Forquet
Reprint (and translation into English) of Forquet's classic book, a collection of the Italian Blue Team's greatest hands from their many years dominating the world championships. Also includes a summary of the 3 bidding systems used by the team.
$29.99
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I Shot My Bridge Partner
Matthew Granovetter
Second in Granovetter's bridge murder mystery trilogy.
$14.95
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[Cover Photo] Murder at the Bridge Table
Matthew Granovetter
Volume I of the Bridge Team Murders. A mystery novel set at a bridge championship.
$14.95
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[Cover Photo] Battling the Best: My Journey Through the 2014 Reisinger
Sartaj Hans
The author describes in detail his experience playing in the Reisinger Board-a-Match Teams, the toughest event in the North American tournament calendar. He covers interesting bidding, defense, and declarer play problems, that arose at his table, as well as sharing the thoughts than ran through his mind at different stages of the contest. A great way to be immersed in the tournament experience for those of us who haven't been there ourselves yet!
$18.95
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For Love or Money: the Life of a Bridge Journalist
Mark Horton
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$16.95
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[Cover Photo] Secrets Your Bridge Friends Never Tell You
Cathy Hunsberger
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$12.95
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Master of Bridge Psychology: Inside the Remarkable Mind of Peter Fredin
Jeppe Juhl
A biography of Swedish rising star Peter Fredin, highlighting hands against world class competition where psychology mattered more than the simple mechanics of bridge.
$21.95
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[Cover Photo] Gamesman Bridge
Eddie Kantar
A rarely seen early Kantar book, from way back in 1972. The story of a beginner named Stanley's journey to becoming a strong bridge player. Is it a bridge novel, or a lesson series taught with the classic Kantar wit sprinkled through it from beginning to end?
$7.00
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[Cover Photo] Take All Your Chances at Bridge
Eddie Kantar
A collection of declarer-play problems, emphasizing the theme of identifying several possible ways of making your contract and finding the plan that maximizes your odds.
$18.95
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[Cover Photo] The Bridge Philosopher
James Kauder
Reprinted and retitled edition of Kauder's classic book Creative Card Play. My personal favorite of all "collections of bridge deals" books and I am delighted to see it back in print.
Every one of the hands has a logical but non-textbook solution; he explains the clues from the bidding, play, and his reading of the opponents' habits that guide him to the winning line.
$18.00
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[Cover Photo] Bridge Philosopher 3
James Kauder
Volume 3 of Jimmy Kauder's advice on advanced declarer play. Humorous stories about hands where it pays to not just take the first line you see.
$22.00
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[Cover Photo] Bridge Philosopher 4
James Kauder
Volume 4 of Jimmy Kauder's advice on advanced declarer play. Humorous stories about hands where it pays to not just take the first line you see.
$21.95
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[Cover Photo] Return of the Bridge Philosopher
James Kauder
Another bookful of stories in the same style as The Bridge Philosopher, fifty more entertaining stories from Jimmy Kauder's adventures in the tournament and rubber bridge worlds.
$18.00
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[Cover Photo] Kelsey on Squeeze Play
Hugh Kelsey
Get a classic book at 20% off! Retails for $36.00!
A reprint of Kelsey's four classic books on simple, double, triple, and strip squeezes, bound as one volume. An abundance of examples of hands drawn from real play, and a classification of different types of threats and guards. Great if you like collections of interesting hands, or if you prefer to "learn by example" at a laid-back pace how squeezes work.
$29.99
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[Cover Photo] Persistent Human Bridge Errors
Danny Kleinman and Nick Straguzzi
Further tales of Chthonic, the perfect bridge-playing computer, and the trouble he has making sense of his human partners, teammates, and opponents.
Not just stories - each story has a moral, a lesson about mistakes mere mortals frequently make at the table. Lots of material that didn't appear in The Bridge World!
$19.95
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[Cover Photo] The Principle of Restricted Talent
Danny Kleinman and Nick Straguzzi
The adventures of a wisecracking bridge-playing robot and his inventors. Logical solutions to dozens of very difficult cardplay and defense problems, mixed into a series of short stories.
One of the best recent contributions to the "bridge novel" genre.
$18.95
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Play a Swiss Teams of Four With Mike Lawrence
Mike Lawrence
Kibitz Mike Lawrence through a series of seven IMP matches. Hear his thought process on each deal. See how he estimates whether he is ahead or behind in each match, and how this influences his play on the last couple hands of each match.
$9.95
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Richelieu Plays Bridge
Robert MacKinnon
Cardinal Richelieu rises to the top of the Renaissance-era French court... with the help of his card-playing skills, not just political acumen, in this bridge novel.
$16.00
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[Cover Photo] Around the World in 80 Hands
Zia Mahmood and David Burn
A collection of Zia's favorite hands, drawn from world championships, high-stakes money bridge games, and other random places the world over.
$16.95
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Bridge My Way
Zia Mahmood
Zia's bridge autobiography. Favorite hands and stories from club games and tournaments all around the world.
$12.95
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[Cover Photo] Backwash Squeeze and Other Improbable Feats : A Newcomer's Journey into the World of Bridge
Edward McPherson
A (former) non-bridge-player journals his entry into the exciting world of duplicate bridge, starting from his first beginner's lesson at the Manhattan Bridge Club on up to his attendance at the NABC.
Intended for general audiences, but of interest to bridge players. A great gift for your non-bridge-playing friends and relatives this Christmas!
$14.95
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[Cover Photo] Bridge in the Menagerie
Victor Mollo
Long-awaited reprint of the classic Mollo novel, "read by every bridge player over the age of 40," according to the reviews on the dust jacket.
$19.95
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[Cover Photo] Swings and Arrows
Victor Mollo and Mark Horton
A collection of Mollo's short stories about the Menagerie characters, harvested from the various magazines where the articles originally appeared, and reprinted here. One of three such compilations Master Point Press has recently released.
$19,95
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Back Through the Pack
Julian Pottage
An homage to Robert Darvas's Right Through the Pack. Each of the 52 cards in the deck narrates two favorite deals in which the key play involves that card.

SHIPPING NOTE: Large format book, will not fit in a USPS flat-rate envelope.

$19.95
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Double Elimination: A Bridge Mystery
Jim Priebe
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$17.95
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[Cover Photo] Takeout Double: A Bridge Mystery
Jim Priebe
A novel about a murdered tournament bridge player and the police lieutenant assigned to solve it. "A complex tangle of jealousy, ambition, sex, and deceit amongst people to whom he knows bridge is far more than just a game."
$17.95
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[Cover Photo] Story of an Accusation
Terence Reese
Terence Reese's account, in his own words, of how the investigation of his alleged cheating at the 1965 Buenos Aires world championship unfolded.
Compare with Alan Truscott's The Great Bridge Scandal written from the accuser's point of view. Some say that whichever of these two books you read first will determine whether you believe Reese and Schapiro were guilty or not.
$21.95
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[Cover Photo] Bridge: Common Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
Andrew Robson
A total of 172 of Andrew Robson's newspaper column hands, organized by topic and with a short easy-to-remember tip at the end of each one.
$17.99
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[Cover Photo] The Naked Bridge Player and Other Stories
David Silver
Parodies of novels and films, with accompanying bridge hands. Some are standalone stories but most are further adventures of the characters introduced in David Silver's earlier novels.
$17.95
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Tales Out of School
David Silver
A fascinating bridge novel, introducing the bumbling Professor Silver, the students who surpass his own abilities, and the partners he drives to distraction, drink, and beyond. The first novel in the Silver series, introducing his classic ideas like the Certainty Principle.
$9.95
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Cut for Partners
S. J. Simon
Sequel to Simon's classic "Why You Lose at Bridge." Three rubbers of bridge played by Mrs. Guggenheim, the Unlucky Expert, and Futile Willie, with commentary on every bid and play from Simon.
$9.95
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[Cover Photo] Enterprising Bridge Tales: the Original Stories
Marc Smith
A novel about "bridge in the 24th century" on the Starship Enterprice. Star Trek fan fiction mixed with challenging bridge deals.
$19.95
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[Cover Photo] Enterprising Bridge Tales: the Next Generation
Marc Smith
A second novel about "bridge in the 24th century" in the Star Trek world. Federation crew members do battle at the bridge table with Ferengis, Romulans, and the Borg.
$19.95
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[Cover Photo] How to Play Bridge with your Spouse and Survive
Roselyn Teukolsky
It really IS possible to have a successful partnership with your spouse -- in fact there are several good reasons why that can be an ideal situation for you!
Part autobiography, part humor, part bridge textbook, and part marriage counselor. A look at how a bridge partnership evolves as the people involved date, marry, have children, and cope with midlife crises. (And yes, the book has a happy ending!)
$17.95
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[Cover Photo] Bridge Out of School
Bill Townsend
A novel, weaving together the lives of four marginally competent schoolteachers, a corrupt bridge federation official, and a blackmailed lawyer. Mixed in with lots of clever declarer play and defense problems, of course.
$16.00
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[Cover Photo] The Great Bridge Scandal: the Most Famous Cheating Case in the History of the Game
Alan Truscott
A bridge journalist's firsthand account of discovering that Boris Schapiro and Terence Reese appeared to be using hand signals in the 1965 world championships. The story of the American team's investigations and the subsequent World Bridge Federation hearing.
Compare with the same story told from the other side's point of view in Reese's Story of an Accusation.
$21.95
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[Cover Photo] The New York Times Bridge Book
Alan Truscott
Subtitle: An anecdotal history of the development, personalities, and strategies of the world's most popular card game.
$13.95
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Bridge at the Enigma Club
Peter Winkler
A novel that introduces the idea of encrypted bids and signals at the table. These high-powered conventions aren't legal in most live games, but they make for fascinating theory and a great mystery story!
$18.95
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How Not to Play Bridge
Mike Dorn Wiss
Not quite the long-awaited sequel to "Shadow in the Bridge World," but a delightful tale nonetheless: the collected ravings of a stuffy old professor, teaching you all the wrong ways to play.
$18.95
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Inventory last updated: 09-15-2019 23:36:35